In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/country) inexistenteher chances are practically nonexistent — prácticamente no tiene ninguna posibilidad
- the hotel was not bad but the wonderful beaches were nonexistent — el hotel no estaba mal pero las maravillosas playas … ¡no había tal cosa!
- Although he was one of the best players in Europe, financial rewards at the time were almost non-existent.
- Kimmage alleges in his book that testing procedures were inadequate or non-existent.
- Why is the prosecution team so determined to find success where it's non-existent?
- Contact with the outside world was non-existent during his month-long ordeal.
- For the most part all of the above support structures are non-existent in Nunavut.
- As a result the cash surpluses that would normally occur around now are very low or non-existent.
- He had to drop out of college and his social life became almost non-existent.
- He bolsters his non-existent self-worth by putting other people down in order to build himself up.
- He has a star quality which is rare among politicians and almost non-existent in recent years in the Tory party.
- Most efforts seem to have been at best superficial, at worst downright non-existent.
- So why did a non-existent counter demonstration get front page mention?
- A friend of one of the boys next door walked into the Madden house, demanding to join a non-existent party.
- If you invent a non-existent problem, you can always manufacture an unnecessary solution.
- For one, he's supposedly been caught boasting about non-existent software before.
- Holland has just had eight years of solid economic growth and unemployment is almost non-existent.
- Childcare is either non-existent or so expensive that it is beyond the resources of the serviceman or woman.
- Sycophants tend to lavish non-existent virtues on their leader, who may only be a novice.
- However, waymarks are virtually non-existent, indeed a couple were reversed to confuse.
- You'll need a car if you intend to stay here for any length of time because the public transport is all but non-existent.
- Two hundred years ago, communications were slow and in many cases almost non-existent.
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